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CONTENTS December-January 2016-17

Issue No 402

40th year ine) 2013






COVER Martha Wilson The Goddess from ‘A Portfolio of Models’ 1974/2009

1 INTERVIEW Being and Nothingness Philippe Parreno interviewed by Olga Smith

5 FEATURES After Pollock Francis Frascina asks why no one is interested in Jackson Pollock any more 9 Abstraction Abstract art has performed a 50-year volte-face argues Mark Prince




18 REVIEWS EXHIBITIONS Deimantas Narkevicius: Doubled Youth Maria Walsh 19 Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s George Vasey 20 The Scientific Method Tom Emery 21 Liberties Martin Holman 23 Nishat Awan: Migrant Narratives of Citizenship Virginia Whiles 24 Idris Khan Lauren Velvick 25 Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest Chris Clarke 26 Jonathan Baldock and Emma Hart: Love Life – Act 1 Paul Carey-Kent 27 Gee Vaucher: Introspective Matthew Bowman 28 Keith Piper: Unearthing the Banker’s Bones Mike Pinnington 29 2nd Bergen Assembly Bob Dickinson 30 TULCA Festival: The Headless City Joanne Laws

32 FILM 12th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival John Douglas-Millar 33 BOOKS Winter Reading Chris McCormack

34 REPORTS Letter from Warsaw Laura Robertson 35 Letter from Cuba Andrew Hunt 36 Arika: Episode 8 – Refuse Powers’ Grasp Naomi Pearce

37 ARTLAW Dealing Differently Henry Lydiate



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